Are you looking for resources to improve your handling, training, grooming, dog show knowledge yet you’ve been limited by time or access? Want to improve your presentation in the juniors ring? Leadingedge Dog Show Academy, a new YouTube training series, is dedicated to answering these questions. Leadingedge Academy’s curriculum ranges in content specific to a… read more
Thank You for the Wonderful Warm Welcome!
Hi, my name is Karissa Groves, I am a junior handler and an avid dog show enthusiast. I began dog showing at 9 years old, with a miniature wire-haired dachshund named Sherman, who I showed in both breed and juniors and was fortunate enough to secure many breed wins, as well as group and junior… read more
Be Ready for a Bitch in Season
For those of you who don’t know: as a junior handler you cannot show a bitch that’s in season. So what do you do when your girl comes in season in the middle of a dog show circuit or when you’re already at a show? It’s good to have a backup plan if your regular juniors… read more
The Language of the Juniors Ring
Getting together outside of the ring while watching other classes being judged can be a big advantage for junior handlers who are paying attention. Juniors can utilize what they’ve seen and heard in order to feel more relaxed when it’s their turn inside of the ring. Some handlers have their friends to chat with and… read more